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        Autograph Letter, signed, to "Ethel" [Hatch]

      "Christ Church", [Oxford], jan.30/'84 [1884] - A touching letter. Ethel being almost certainly one of Dodgson's favorite 'child-friends', Ethel Hatch: "My dear Ethel, "I think it will have to be YOU that settles the 'which' as to the new book: but the 'when' is quite another matter. It is quite a High School sort of question - 'If anticipation gives happiness, what will 40 years of anticipation give?" ANS: '40 years of happiness!' My only fear is that is would be too much happiness for you. Still, I know you are a VERY good girl (at least, all the people who live in Canterbury Row, & in that neighbourhood, have never told me anything to the contrary), so I say to myself 'Yes! She DOES deserve it. She shall have 40 years of happiness!' "Give B [eatrice Hatch] my love, & thanks for her letter: & as she now does a 'different sort' of work from the High School, I send her a question to work out; the like of which was NEVER set there. 'If it is odd to have an undergraduate brother, what is it to have two?' ANSWER: 'Even.' "Please think of me in the year 1924 A.D. and believe me, "Yours always affectionately "CLD" 12mo. 4pp. in Dodgson's purple ink. Fine. In quarter purple morocco and cloth drop case with descriptive lettering in gilt on upper cover. Cohen, p. 527 [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        Atlas der menschlichen und tierischen Haare sowie der ähnlichen Fasergebilde. Für die Bedürfnisse der Staatsarzneikunde , des Handels, der Technik und der Landwirtschaft hrsg. von J. Grimm.

      Lahr (Schauenburg), 1884.. Quer Gr. 4. 195, IV S. + 12 Bildtafeln OHLn Titelseite mit Eckabschitt ohne Textverlust.. EA von allergrößter Seltenheit.

      [Bookseller: Versand-Antiquariat Bebuquin]
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        LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS

      George Routledge and Sons, London 1884 - Greenaway, Kate. LANGUAGE OF FLOWERS. London: George Routledge and Sons, [1884]. First edition (Schuster 107-1d). 16mo - 4-7/8" x 5-15/16". Green cloth backed, green glazed pictorial boards with the minutest amount of dusting and traces of wear for a truely superior copy of the book. Front cover printed in black and back cover printed in brown, with a picture of two young women leaning on a fence, one holding a basket of flowers, the other with her skirt full of flowers, with bottom border of roses, printed on a cream colored background. All edges stained yellow. Bright yellow endpapers. Eighty pages of text and full color illustrations offers Greenaway's view of the world of flowers and plants. The interior of the book shows no signs of handling or wear. Printed in colours by Edmund Evans. The condition of the book is NEAR FINE. Rare in this condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Wallace & Clark, Booksellers]
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        Calcolo differenziale e principii di calcolo integrale pubblicato con aggiunte dal D.r Giuseppe Peano

      Rome, Turin and Florence: Fratelli Bocca, 1884. First Edition. Half morocco. Good. First Edition. Half morocco. 8vo (230 × 165 mm), pp. xxxii, 336, [2, corrections], [2, blank]; text somewhat toned, with occasional spotting, otherwise clean; ink ownership inscription of \"U. Broggi\" to blank first leaf; marbled endpapers; good in contemporary gilt panelled half morocco over marbled boards, worn and a little rubbed.

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        The N. Z. Referee: A Journal of Sport, Music and the Drama

      Christchurch 1884 - Very scarce. Complete volume for the first year of publication of this weekly sporting newspaper, from Volume 1, Number 1, (30 May 1884) through to Volume 1, Number 26, (21 November 1884). Although a New Zealand publication, there is also considerable coverage given to the sporting activities of those other colonials across the Tasman Sea, the Australians. Several issues have columns on the progress of the fourth Australian Eleven Cricket team's tour of the UK, making in total a great number of column inches on this subject. Also includes articles on the New Zealand Football Team's tour to Australia; a weekly column "Impressions of Sport in Australia" by Sir Launcelot; a racing column "The Turf in Australia. Our Melbourne Letter (from our own correspondent)"; "The Stage in Victoria"; "Cricket Chat" by Dark Blue; "The New Zealand Footballers in Sydney" from our Auckland correspondent; "Football Facts" by Drop Kick; Cycling; Billiards; Athletics; Hunting; Fishing; The Drama. Includes advertisements. No illustrations. Text printed in three columns. Page dimensions: 425 x 280mm. Contemporary green cloth boards. Binder's ticket on front endpaper: "F. L. & H. J. Davis / Bookbinders / Cathedral Square / Christchurch". Title in gilt on front board: "New Zealand / Referee / Vol. 1. 1884". Some wear and tears to cloth at head and tail of spine. Moderate staining to boards. A couple of 30mm tears to the first leaf. A couple of leaves with large tears. Short tears to margins of some other leaves. Text complete without losses. Sporadic foxing. "The New Zealand Referee" was founded in 1884 by Phineas Selig and Arthur Edward Bird. "Sir Launcelot" was the pen-name of Bird. [Reference: DNZB, online edition, entry on Phineas Selig (1856-1941)]. ; Folio [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        In Eis und Schnee

      F. U. Brockhaus 1884 - Die Aufsuchung der Jeannette-Expedition und eine Schlittenfahrt durch Sibirien. Mit 46 Abbildungen in Holzschnitt und 3 Karten. Auf Vorsatzblättern sind 2 Briefmarken geklebt und auf 3. Seite ein Aufkleber. etwas bestoßene Ecken und Kanten, Gelenk leicht beschädigt, die ersten Seiten weisen Stockflecke auf, insgesamt jedoch guter Zustand de 384 S. 1001 g

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        English Men of Letters:

      84- London - Macmillan and Co, 1884 84- London - Macmillan and Co, 1884 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. Three biographies of eminent writers from the Macmillan English Men of Letters series. Containing biographies of Charles Lamb, Joseph Addison and Jonathan Swift, bound in one volume. Condition: In a half calf binding with marbled paper covered boards. Externally, generally smart with slight shelfwear. Internally, firmly bound, bright with the odd mark. Overall: VERY GOOD.

      [Bookseller: Rooke Books]
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        HISTORY Of ROME, And of the Roman People, From Its Origin to the Establishment of the Christian Empire. Translated by M. M. Ripley & W. F. Clarke. Edited by The Rev. J. P. Mahaffy.

      Dana Estes and Charles E. Lauriat, 1884 - 1887, Boston: - Profusely illustrated with "3000 engravings, 100 Maps & Plans and Numerous Chromo-Lithographs". Spines sunned. Rubs to extremities. V3, Sec 2 lacking frontis ['Tomb of the Statilii Tauri']. V4, Sec 1 spine leather perished in 2 top compartments. Period bookplate in each book; period poi. Withal, a mostly VG set. Original publisher's blue half morocco-style sheep with blue marbled paper boards, with matching marbled-paper eps. TEG. Imperial 8vo. 1st edition thus. "Edition De Luxe". #857/1000cc. 8 volumes in 16 (as published). Printed on 'Linen Vellum Paper'. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        The Poetical Works of Lord Byron

      W.P. Nimmo, Hay, & Mitchell, Edinburgh, 1884 - Frontispiece, additional title-page, title-vignette and illustrations Binding a little worn and marked, upper cover detached, lower hinge cracked, else a very good copy; inscription on front free end-paper Contemporary brown roan panelled in blind, spine in compartments with raised bands lettered in gilt, all edges gilt. With two charming contemporary fore-edge paintings showing the Castle of Chillon and Byron’s home Newstead Abbey in landscapes [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Bertram Rota Ltd]
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        A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America

      J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelpha 1884 - Two Volume Set. Light brown leather. Gold print on balck and burgundy backgrounds, on spine. Rubbing and general wear to boards, but I would say in remarkably good condition for the age of the books. Volume I ( A - ITIN) has PO's name stamped on inside front cover and a second PO name written on ffep. Some browning to edges of endpagers. Pages are tight but boo will lay open. Pages clean/unmarked. 841 pages. Volume II ( JAC - ZOLL) has browning to edges of end pages. PO's name written on top of title page. Pages tight; clean/unmarked. 857 pages. Price includes extra shipping costs and insurance. This item NOT available for shipment to International address. Continuation of title: ".and of the Seberal States of the American Union: with References to the Civil and Other Systems of Foreign Law." "Fifteenth Edition, Thoroughly Revised and Greatly Enlarged" [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        L'art dans la maison. Grammaire de l'ameublement

      Ed. Rouveyre et G. Blond, Paris 1884 - Reliure demi-cuir brun à coins et papier marbré, dos à 6 nerfs joliment orné avec titre doré - 472 pp. Quelques traces d'usure sur la reliure, sinon bel état. L'un des 100 exemplaires numérotés (No 70) imprimés sur papier de Luxe vergé, après 25 sur papier Japon. Grandes marges. Nombreuses illustrations en noir et en couleur. Très belle édition.

      [Bookseller: Librairie Poids Plume]
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        Oeuvres Compl?tes De Alfred De MussetIn Eleven Volumes

      Paris - L. Hebert 1884 - A smartly bound collection of works from French dramatist, poet, and novelist, Alfred de Musset. Carpenter edition, in French. Collection includes Poesies in two volumes, to volumes one and two. Comedies in three volumes, to volumes three, four, and five. Nouvelles et Contes in two volumes, to volumes six and seven. Cofession d'un Infant du Siecle in one volume, to volume eight. Melanges in one volume, to volume nine. Oevres Posthumes in one volume, to volume ten. Lastly the rare Biographie de A. de Musset written by Paul de Musset, M. Dubouchet, and M. Emile Bayard, in one volume, to volume eleven. Featuring an engraved frontispiece of Paul de Musset to volume eleven. Alfred Louis Charles de Musset-Pathay along with his poetry,is best known workhis workto volume eight,La Confession d'un enfant du sicle. People that have been inspired by Musset include, Director Jean Renoir's, where his filmLa rgle du jeu was inspired by Musset's play, Les Caprices de Marianne. As well as Henri Gervex and his 1878painting Rolla, whichwas based on a poem by de Musset. It was rejected by the jury of the Salon de Paris for immorality, since it depicted a scene from the poem of a naked prostitute after having sex with her client - but the controversy helped Gervex's career. Complete in eleven volumes. Condition: In half crushed morocco bindings with marbled boards, and gilt lettering to the spines. Externally, all bindings are smart with very light, if any shelfwear. Internally, all volumes are firmly bound, brightwith the odd instance ofspotting. Armorial bookplate to the front pastedown of every volume. Overall: VERY GOOD INDEED. [Attributes: Hard Cover]

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        The Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate

      Macmillan & Co. 1884 - 186 x 120mm, black morocco, panelled spine lettered & ruled in gilt, covers ruled with double fillets in gilt, inner dentelles gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, pp.vi, 640, tissue-guarded portrait frontispiece engraved by G J Stodart from a photograph by J Mayall. Presentation copy, signed and inscribed by the poet on blank leaf preceding frontispiece: "Mr Wright / in memory of June 25th / 1884 / from / Tennyson". Edges of spine & one band a little rubbed, head corner of lower cover worn, marginal stains to title-page. 'The Text throughout of this edition was carefully revised by the Author.' [Wise, Part IV, 10] . Together with an Autograph Letter in Emily Tennyson's hand on Aldworth notepaper dated July 4th 1884. "Lord and Lady Tennyson / beg Mr Wright to accept / this little memorial of / their son's marriage day / with their best thanks / for all the trouble / Mr Wright took in / the necessary arrangements / which seemed to / Lord and Lady Tennyson quite perfect." . A nice association copy, commemorating the marriage of the poet's elder son Hallam to Audrey Boyle. The ceremony took place in the Henry VII chapel of Westminster Abbey, attended by some 500 select guests, among whom were Matthew Arnold, Robert Browning, John Everett Millais, Henry Irving and the Prime Minister, William Ewart Gladstone. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        Study of Maid's drapery for his painting "King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid.

      n.p., ca. 1884 - Edward Coley Burne-Jones (1833-1898), was "The most important artist in the later phase of the Pre-Raphaelite movement and a figure of enormous influence at home and abroad" (Christian). He was born in Birmingham, the son of a frame-maker; originally planning for a career in the Church, at Oxford "he and his friend William Morris came under the influence of Ruskin and the Pre-Raphaelites, and decided to devote themselves to art". Burne-Jones embarked on a distinguished career. For many years he seldom exhibited, relying on the support of devoted patrons, but in 1877 he began exhibiting at London's Grosvenor Gallery; his large paintings "caused a sensation, revealing him as the 'star' of the Grosvenor, a key figure in the Aesthetic Movement, and one of the leading artists of the day . the [peak] of his later career [was] the exhibition of King Cophetua and the Beggar Maid at the Grosvenor in 1884 . " During the 1890s he enjoyed an international reputation, "being especially fashionable in Symbolist circles in Paris, where King Cophetua was received with great acclaim at the Exposition Universelle of 1889". He was created a baronet by Queen Victoria in 1894 Initially exhibited at the Grosvenor Gallery, 1884. Image 13-1/4 x 9-1/4 inches, matted, framed and glazed to 22 x 17-1/2 inches overall. Pencil on paper. . Christian, The Last Romantics, pp. 79 et seq

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        The Crowned Heads of Europe, 34 bust-portraits with short biographies

      London, J F Schipper / Munich, Frederick bruckmann (No date but Bodleian notes [1884] as the date) - About 15 inches tall. Red cloth decorated with gilt and black stamping. Beveled edges. Two thin 1.25 inch wide brown with gilt cloth straps circle the book in a weave under and over the red cloth of the binding. The end of each strap folds over the closed book like a clasp and a hole at the end of each strap attaches to small metal pins. Red cloth at corners has worn through plus other light to moderate wear to cloth binding. Some wear and fraying to cloth bands but they are complete and unbroken. Some spotting and also five inch strip on back cover from wear or liquid, but covers are mostly bright. 34 Tipped-in oval sepia bust portraits (about 7 inches tall)of Victoria, William I & Augusta of Germany-Prussia, Louis II of Bavaria, Albert & Carolina of Saxony, Charles I & Olga of Wurtemberg, Francis Joseph I & Elizabeth of Austria-Hungary, Alexander II & Maria of Russia, Oscar II and Sophia of Sweden-Norway, Christian X & Louisa of Denmark, William III & Emma of Netherlands, Leopold II & Mary Henriette of the Belgians, Alfonso XII & Maria Christine of Spain, Luiz I & Maria Pia of Portugal, Umberto I & Margherita of Italy, Leo XIII - Pope, Georgios I & Olga of Greece, Abdul Hamid II - Grand Sultan, Charles & Elizabeth of Roumania, Milan Obremovich IV & Natalie of Servia. Some wave to the heavy paper-card to which the images have been glued. The portrait of Victoria has a 1/4 inch chip and a small amount of damage in the margin while all the other portraits are without damage. Occasional finger prints, light soiling and light foxing. Small name stamp and date on title page. Four inch split to titlepage at hinge but binding remains tight. Quite oversized, shipping will be higher. An attractive and rare book. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: George Nolan Books]
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        The Scientific Papers of James Prescott Joule (2 Volume Set)

      The Physical Society of London, Taylor and Francis. 1884 - First Printing. Two Volume hardcover set. Both volumes are ex-corporate library books, but with only a few internal markings. Volume I was published in 1884. It is very good with shelfwear, weakened hinges, spotting to the front cover and a small scuff to the spine. Volume II was published in 1887 and is good plus with foxing to the first few pages, weakened hinges, bumped and rubbed corners and some wear to the binding. There are no dust jackets (I don't know if they were issued with them). A nice copy of a very scarce set. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        La Divina Comedia. según el texto de las ediciones mas autorizadas y correctas. Nueva traducción directa del italiano por D. Cayetano Rosell completamente anotada y con un prólogo biográfico-crítico, escrito por D. Juan Eugenio Hartzenbusch. Ilustrada por Gustavo Doré.

      - B., Montener y Simón, 1884, 2 tomos, 38'5 x 28'5 cm., enc. original, planchas, retrato - XXVI - 232 págs. - 1 h. y 75 láminas = 2 h. - 192 + 190 págs. - 1 h. y 60 láminas. LITERATURA UNIVERSAL

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        Bust Self-Portrait of the Artist, signed in the plate and dated

      n.p., 1884. 15 x 22 inches. Proof of Engraving.

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        Cities of Northern Italy

      London - Smith, Elder and Co., 1884 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A nineteenth-centurytravel guide to the cities of Northern Italy, including Parma, Bologna, and Genoa. With coloured maps to each volume. Augustus John Cuthbert Hare (13 March 1834 22 January 1903) was an English writer and raconteur. He compiled numerous travel books compiled for John Murray including Walks in Rome, Walks in London, Wanderings in Spain, Cities of Northern, Southern, and Central Italy (separate works), andDays near Rome. Complete in two volumes. Bookplate of Edmund and Frances M. Smyth to front pastedown. Condition: In cloth bindings (Volume I has been rebacked). Externally sound, though slightly bumped and with some marks to the boards. Internally, generally firmly bound although slightly strained in places. Ink signatures to verso of front free-endpaper. Pages are bright and mainly clean, save for some spotting to the endpapers. Overall: GOOD..

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        Le Nouveau Décaméron. 10 Volumes.I - Le temps d?aimer.II - Dans l?atelier.III - Les amours mondaines.IV - Comme il vous plaira.V - Le rue et la route.VI - Les plus tristes.VII - L?amour au théâtre.VIII - Les amours lointaines.IX - Les amours chastes.X - L?idéal.

      E. Dentu 1884-1887, Paris, - demi-parchemin, dos avec titre et ornementations calligraphiés, plats papier marbré, couverture conservée. Très bel exemplaire.

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        Reflections in Palestine, 1883.

      London, Macmillan 1884 - Duodecimo. Pp. x, (2), 124. Plus 3 lithograph maps on 2 plates, printed in black with additional colour by hand. Sketch illustrations to text. Hardcover, original grey cloth, bit discoloured and marked, printed and decorated in red and black. Chalked forest-green endpapers (bookplate removed from front paste-down), first inner hinge mended. In a very good condition, fine interior, crisp maps. ~ First edition. British army General Charles George Gordon (1833-85), popularly known as "Chinese Gordon", served in the Crimean War and in the 1860 expedition to China, where he took part in the capture of Beijing and later commanded the Chinese force against the Taiping Rebellion. Appointed governour of Sudan in 1877, he waged a vigorous campaign against slave traders. He resigned in 1879, and in 1883 travelled to the Holy Land where he remained for a year, devoting his time to the study of Biblical history and of the antiquities of Jerusalem. In 1884 he was called back to service and was sent to the Sudan to defeat the Mahdi. During the campaign he was cut-off and besieged at Khartoum for 10 months. A relief expedition, belatedly dispatched from England, reached the garrison two days after it had been stormed by the Mahdists, who killed Gordon. Gordon's death stirred public indignation and contributed to the collapse of the Gladstone government in 1885. "Reflections in Palestine" is based on Gordon's observations during his year-long visit to the Holy Land. It was published by his friends while he was posted in Khartoum, shortly before his death. The book is divided into Topographical and Religious sections. In the first, Gordon describes in detail the topography and architecture of some of the major holy places he had visited, while the second part is dedicated to the religious contemplations these places has aroused in him. Lytton Strachey, in "Eminent Victorians" (1918), writes this wonderful memoir of Gordon: "During the year 1883, a solitary English gentleman was to be seen, wandering, with a thick book under his arm, in the neighbourhood of Jerusalem. To the friendly inquirer, he would explain that he was engaged in elucidating four questions: the site of the crucifixion; the line of division between the tribes of Benjamin and Judah; the identification of Gibeon; and the position of the Garden of Eden. He was also, he would add, most anxious to discover the spot where the Ark first touched ground, after the subsidence of the Flood: he believed, indeed, that he had solved that problem, as a reference to some passages in the book which he was carrying would show." OCLC 857424. [Descriptive text Copyright Librarium, The Hague]

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        Charles ?Chinese? Gordon from Khartoum! Days before the Siege of Khartoum, in the midst of evacuating the city, he quotes from the Book of Chronicles, praying to the Lord, <I>?We have no might against this multitude we know not what to do, but our eyes are upon Thee and God?s answer, the battle is not yours but God?s?? </I>? Gordon was killed on the last day of the siege

      Autograph Letter Signed ?C.G. Gordon,? two pages, 5.25? x 8.25?. Kartoum [sic], March 6, 1884. To ?My dear Aunt Amy.? Professionally restored with tissue. Fine condition.Chinese Gordon thanks his aunt for sending him ?the nice verses you copied out,? then ostensibly paraphrases them, from II Chronicles. His intense religious devotion comes through powerfully in this letter to his Aunt Amy penned from Khartoum. Lytton Strachey in ?Eminent Victorians? (London: Chatto & Windus, 1918) writes that at Pembroke, where [Gordon] was sent to work at the erection of fortifications, ?those religious convictions, which never afterwards left him, first gained a hold upon his mind. Under the influence of his sister Augusta and of a ?very religious captain of the name of Drew?, he began to reflect upon his sins, look up texts, and hope for salvation. Though he had never been confirmed ... he took the sacrament every Sunday.? From www.victorianweb.org, ?Gordon was first posted to the Engineers d

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        [Six Original Drawings]: Four sheets of Anatomical Drawings depicting the bones and muscles of the Arm and Shoulder (Skelett des gestreckten Armes; Muskeln des gestreckten Armes; Skelett des gebeugten Armes; Schulterblatt mit Schlusselbeinverbindung), and two sheets of Anatomical and Physiognomical Drawings of the Head and Face

      [Germany]. (1884-1885). Four sepia and two black and white ink drawings on thick paper sheets (measuring about 14" x 11"). The four sheets of sepia drawings have manuscript titles and descriptions in German, including one sheet initialed and dated by the artist (1884). The other two sheets of ink drawings are signed and dated: "C. Philipp" (1885). All six appear to be by the same artist, and are drawn on the same thick gray paper sheets. The sheets are hand-cut, with a few small tears at the corners, very good. The four sheets of sepia drawings consists of 12 anatomical drawings: eight representing the skeleton and muscles of an extended and a flexed arm, and four representing the scapula and clavicle. All 12 have the various bones and muscles numbered and identified in manuscript. The two sheets of pen & ink drawings consists of 14 individual representations of the head and face (depicting the skull, muscles, and fully fleshed faces), and 29 representations of fully fleshed faces: these being a series of physiognomic studies based on Johann Kaspar Lavater&#39;s famous Physiognomische. The anatomical drawings of the arm and shoulder may have been intended for Christoph Roth&#39;s Plastisch-Anatomischer Atlas (issued in several editions from 1870-1892), which prints chapter titles identical to those used for the drawings. However, it appears most likely that this set of drawings was not published. A remarkable suite of highly accomplished and detailed anatomical studies. .

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Webster 1884 - First Edition, with mixed points. This copy is still in the original cloth, without any re-binding or conservation work done to the book. Many copies of this book are either re-cased or in worn condition. This copy is in very good shape with some rubbing to the boards and minor wear to the edges. The pages are clean, with some foxing. There is no writing, marks or bookplates in the book. Overall, a collectable copy of this first edition in the original binding. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        THE ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN (TOM SAWYER'S COMRADE). SCENE: THE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY. TIME: FORTY TO FIFTY YEARS AGO

      Chatto & Windus, London 1884 - Decorated red cloth. The First English Edition, preceding the American edition by four months. With 174 illustrations by E.W. Kemble. BAL 3414: Sequence B with the gatherings saddle-stitched with wire staples as opposed to sewn. BAL assigns no priority to the sequences. With the publisher's catalogue insert at rear dated October 1884, per BAL. One leaf from the catalogue (pages 11-12) has been removed. Two text pages have been roughly opened resulting in a clean tear through the bottom corner with no loss of one and the loss of a page number and a few words of the running head to the other. Slight sunning to spine with very mild fraying to spine tips. A bright, Very Good copy [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      London: Chatto and Windus,, 1884. (Tom Sawyer&#39;s Comrade). Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to Fifty Years Ago. Octavo (184 × 122 mm). Original red cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt, illustration to upper board and spine in black, publisher&#39;s device to lower board in black. With 174 illustrations. Internally bright, one page of adverts badly opened, spine faded and darkened, minor scuffs to boards, otherwise a very good solid copy. First edition, first issue. With the publisher&#39;s catalogue dated Oct. 1884. Twain always intended to have the English edition published first for copyright protection, but the American first edition was subsequently greatly delayed, not appearing until some six months later.

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        Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). Scene: The Mississippi Valley. Time: Forty to Fifty Years Ago.

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1884 - Octavo (184 × 122 mm). Original red cloth, titles to upper board and spine gilt, illustration to upper board and spine in black, publisher's device to lower board in black. Internally bright, one page of adverts badly opened, spine faded and darkened, minor scuffs to boards, otherwise a very good solid copy. With 174 illustrations. First edition, first issue. With the publisher's catalogue dated Oct. 1884. Twain always intended to have the English edition published first for copyright protection, but the American first edition was subsequently greatly delayed, not appearing until some six months later. [Attributes: First Edition]

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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

      Chatto and Windus, London 1884 - First printing, first issue with ads dated October, 1884. The UK edition preceeds the American. Pictorial red cloth printed in black and gilt, a splendid just about fine copy in a bright, unblemished binding showing no rubbing or wear. Inner hinges are firm and tight but the front inner hinge shows the faintest beginnings of cracking. The lower outer corner of the verso of the frontispiece shows a grayish portion of the frontispiece image, a printer's error of some sort (hard to describe; we could take pictures for interested parties). Otherwise, a beautiful copy. Housed in a custom clamshell slipcase [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Caliban Books Pittsburgh PA, ABAA]
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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, (Tom Sawyer's Comrade) Scene: The Mississippi Valley, Time: Forty to Fifty Years Ago.

      Chatto & Windus, London. - 1884, first edition, frontis, with 174 illustrations, 438 pages + 32 pages publisher's catalogue dated October 1884, this is a very good copy in the original red cloth covers with the title in gilt on the front cover and on the spine,black decorated spine and front cover, leaf pattern endpapers, beautifully recased with the original spine relaid in such a way as to be hardly noticable. To get better postal rates, please do get in touch. If you are ever in Bath, please visit our bookshop, Bath Old Books. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Steven Ferdinando PBFA]
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        La Terre Sainte Première partie Son histoire, ses sites ses monuments Deuxième partie Palestine occidentale et méridionale Liban Phénicie Pétra Egypte

      Plon 1884 - In-folio, 2 tomes de 468 et 512 pages, demi reliures cuirs avec coins cuirs, dos à 5 nerfs avec dorures, nombreuses gravures de qualités, un tome de 1882 et l'autre de 1884, occasion, très bon état

      [Bookseller: LE PIANO-LIVRE]
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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer's Comrade). Chatto edition

      Chatto & Windus, London 1884 - xvi, 438pp + ads. 174 b/w illustrations. First issue with October 1884 catalogue. G : in Good condition without dust jacket. Cover rubbed and darkened with spine repair. Some foxing and marks within. Corners bumped Red illustrated hardback cloth cover [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Barter Books Ltd]
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        The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Tom Sawyer&#39;s Comrade)

      Piccadilly, Chatto and Windus. 1884., 1884. FIRST UK EDITION, 8vo. Fully bound in deep red morocco, title in gilt to spine with five raised bands with gilt ornament, all edges gilt; gilt rule to boards; housed in a protective cloth slipcase. With a grand total of 174 amusing illustrations, including a full page image of Huckleberry Finn as frontispiece, protected by a tissue guard. Publisher&#39;s original boards bound in at rear. Fine. Twain was a humorist, but this picture of Mississippi life is profoundly moral and still incredibly influential. Listed in The Observer&#39;s All-Time 100 Best Novels [2003]. BMC No261, p90-93.

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        Wine, Women, and Song. Medieval Latin Students' Songs. Now First Translated into English Verse. With an Essay by John Addington Symonds

      London: Chatto and Windus, 1884. First edition, number 28 of 50 large paper copies. 4to. [viii], 183 pp. Bound in full red morocco extra, boards tooled with compound borders of rules and floral tooling, turn-ins tooled with leafy vines, deep red silk endsheets, t.e.g. by Zaehnsdorf, with their Exhibition blind stamp on the rear pastedown. Spine slightly toned, short scuff at bottom of front joint, else fine . Dedicated to Robert Louis Stevenson, "in memory of past symposia, when wit (your wit) flowed freer than our old Forzato ... "

      [Bookseller: James Cummins Bookseller]
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        An outstanding Government autograph collection featuring 353 autographs of the 48th Congress of the United States! President Chester A. Arthur and future Commander-in-Chief William McKinley - as a representative from Ohio - highlight the list of signatures.<br>

      All autographs are housed in a book, 192 pages, front and verso, octavo. 1884. The cover is worn, and some of the autographs are slightly faded. Fine Condition. A card presenting the book to ?Governor Jim H Budd,? has a small sprig of flowers attached by a ribbon, and is included. Both Arthur's and McKinley?s signatures have a blank verso. The 48th Congress was active during the last two years of the Arthur administration. The Senate had a Republican majority, which coexisted easily with Arthur?s conservative politics, while the House possessed a Democratic majority. William Rosecrans (1819-1898) is among the signers of this book. Rosecrans had a prolific career serving his country. He served as a general in the Union Army during the Civil War, where he enjoyed much success in the Western Theater until his catastrophic defeat at Chickamauga, which effectively ended his military career. However, after the war, he briefly served as the US Minister to Mexico, then as

      [Bookseller: University Archives]
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        The Adventures of the Panjab Hero Raja Rasalu And Other Folk-Tales of the Panjab. Collected and Compiled from Original Sources. (Cover reads "The Adventures of the Punjab."

      Calcutta: W. Newman & Co., 1884. - First edition. With a presentation inscription from the author to "Henry Swinnerton" date "Oct. 1884." 8vo., orig. brown cloth, (xx), 250, (8)pp.ads. Light rubbing to the spine ends o/w a near fine copy. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: David Mason Books (ABAC)]
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        Les soeurs Rondoli.

      Paul Ollendorff 1884 - - Paul Ollendorff, Paris 1884, 12x19cm, broché. - Edition originale. Envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à M. Renoul. Dos légèrement gauchi, mors frottés sinon bel exemplaire tel que paru. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Soft Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Le Feu Follet]
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        Au Soleil

      Paris, Victor-Havard 1884 - Livre épuisé In-12 (18,8 x 12,5 cm), demi-percaline grise, pièce de titre et auteur, papier marbré sur les plats, couv. et dos conservés, 1 f. blanc, faux-titre, titre, dédicace, 297 pp., table, 1 f. blanc. Louis Ulbach fut un journaliste célèbre pour ses articles satiriques et pamphlets donnés successivement à La Revue de Paris, au Monde maçonnique, revue des loges de tous les rites, au Temps, au Figaro et à La Cloche. Son article le plus célèbre, intitulé La Littérature putride, dans lequel il attaque Émile Zola, suscita une polémique et amènera l&#146;auteur de Thérèse Raquin à préciser ses positions sur le roman naturaliste. Condition : Edition originale sur papier d'édition (après 50 ex. sur Hollande et 10 ex. sur Japon) du journal du voyage que Maupassant entreprit en Algérie en 1881 : Marseille, Alger, Oran et Constantine. A la fin, trois courts récits réunis sous le titre de Fragments : Aux Eaux, En Bretagne, Le Creusot. Exemplaire enrichi d'un envoi autographe signé de l'auteur à l'écrivain et journaliste Louis Ulbach. Séduisant exemplaire en demi-percaline ancienne, les couvertures conservées sont contrecollées sur le premier et dernier feuillets blancs. 450g. [Attributes: First Edition; Signed Copy; Hard Cover]

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        The Water Birds of North America: Volumes I&II

      Little, Brown, & Co., Inc., Boston, Mass 1884 - 2vol.set; Vol.I:537pp.;Vol.II:552pp.incl.index; HB green w/gilt; corners&spine edges rubbed; ruff-cut w/top trimmed in gilt; clean,tight pgs. PON&inscription in Palmer script done 1885. The nine North American Orders of Water Birds. b/w engravings. Beautiful and comprehensive set of books. "Issued in continuation of the publications of the Geological Survey of California." "Memoirs of the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard College Vols. XII & XIII" 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall [Attributes: Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Xochi's Bookstore & Gallery]
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        LE CONTEMPORAIN, REVUE D'ECONOMIE CHRETIENNE, 36 VOLUMES (1860-1884)

      Le Contemporain - Librairie Adrien Le Clère et Cie, Paris 1884 - RO40144922: 36 volumes d'env. 700 pages chacun. 2 volumes par année. Manquent 1 des volumes pour les années 1860, 1861, 1862, 1870, 1871, 1884. Années 1879, 1880, 1881, 1882 manquantes. Volume 1860 très abîmé, avec plats manquants et quelques pages déchirées et détachées. Quelques plats détachés. De 1860 (XVIe année), Nouvelle série, 1re année, à 1884, XXVe année, Nouvelle série. Revue mensuelle des intérêts religieux, politiques et sociaux, des Lettres, des Sciences et des Arts. 1860: De l'économie charitable et chrétienne, L'Irlande en 1860, Madame Acarie, panégyrique de Sainte Clotile, L'Emploi de l'argent, Le Chemin du Paradis, Jeanne d'Arc, etc. 1884: Les Chrétiens et l'Empire romain, L'oeuvre de Hawthorne, La sainte couronne de Hongrie, L'Anti-Genèse de Darwin, Un procès théologique à Rome, La Littérature et les moeurs au Moyen Age, etc. In-8 Broché. Etat d'usage. Couv. légèrement passée. Dos fané. Rousseurs Classification Dewey : 240-Théologie morale et spirituelle [Attributes: Soft Cover]

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        Patara et bredindin. Aventures & Mésaventures de Deux Gabiers en Bordée. Par E. P. Ex-fourrier du Suffren. Précédées d'une préface de l'éditeur. Illustrées de 150 croquis à la plume par Paul Léonnec.

      Paris, Léon Vanier, Librairie-Éditeur, 1884 - In-8° ; VIII-149 pp.-(1), demi-maroquin rouge à coins, dos à nerfs richement orné, caissons or, fleurons or, titre or, palette or, tête or, filet de mors or, couverture imprimée éditeur conservée, non rogné, rel. de l'époque SIGNÉE "CHAMPS", très bel exemplaire. ÉDITION ORIGINALE. Exemplaire enrichi d'une aquarelle originale sur la la page de faux titre]. EXEMPLAIRE IMPRIMÉ SUR PAPIER HOLLANDE (N° 87). FIRST EDITION. VERY NICE COPY. Paul Léonnec (Brest 1842-1899) était officier de marine et dessinateur. Il collabora de longues années au « Journal Amusant » de Philippon fils. Les dessins originaux de « Patara et Bredindin » furent exposés au salon de 1883. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]

      [Bookseller: Librairie Hérodote]
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